Latin America & Caribbean News

Horace L. Morancie, 1929-2015

Horace L. Morancie, one of the most powerful Black technocrats of the 1960s and 1970s in Brooklyn, NY, died on Tuesday, February 4 after succumbing to the aging process. He was 85 years old and lived in East New York, Brooklyn. He was a naturalized American, patriotic Trinidadian and active Caribbean-American.

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Caribbean Airline-Jet Blue Tower Transcript

Since then Caribbean Airlines owned by Trinidad & Tobago has removed the pilot and copilot from duties pending outcome of investigations by the US Federal Aviation Administration and the Trinidad & Tobago Civil Aviation Authority.

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A Place in the Present for Calypso

I often describe our calypsonians as ‘incubators of knowledge’ because they have educated us using their tools of varied skills, craftsmanship and talent. We therefore owe a great deal to these pedagogical heroes who have used their performing venues as classrooms. We should not forget them even if some are waiting to welcome us elsewhere.

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DISTURBING TIMES IN NEW YORK CITY

Twenty-eight years ago on that same date, 23-year-old, Trinidadian, Michael Griffith was ambushed by racists who chased him into traffic along the Belt Parkway where he was hit by oncoming car.

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OBAMA AND REAGAN IMMIGRATION POLICIES

The timing of President Barack Obama taking dramatic actions on the burning immigration issue was similar to the timing of President Ronald Reagan on immigration. Both presidents acted boldly during their second term.
There is a difference …

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Geoffrey Holder Passes On

Holder was proud of the nation of his birth, Trinidad & Tobago. He was one of EVERYBODY’S most loyal readers and kept the magazine for his sister to read when in New York visiting.

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T&T PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar in Brooklyn

Trinidad & Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will celebrate Republic Day with nationals of Trinidad & Tobago and other Caribbean states at a town hall meeting on Thursday, September 24 beginning at 8:00pm at Tropical Paradise Ballroom, 1367 Utica Ave., Brooklyn, NY.

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